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Social Security Benefits: Scotland

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 170770, tabled on 5 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 23 July 2018 to Question 165149, on Social Security Benefits: Scotland, how many claimants have outstanding benefit overpayment debts that are to be devolved to Scotland which are attributable to (a) overpayment and (b) fraud debts.

Answered on

10 September 2018

Current data shows that there are 16,457 claimants with overpayments debts that are due to be devolved to Scottish Government. Of this total, 1,079 have overpayment debts classified as Fraud.

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